News: Social Work and Public Policy
The Columbia Population Research Center, in partnership with the Robin Hood Foundation, has released its Fall 2014 Poverty Tracker, the second in a series of reports on the state of poverty in New York City.
Three of our professors have embarked on an ambitious study of an elusive widespread social condition: urban poverty. Columbia Magazine has the story.
We congratulate Dr. Jane Waldfogel, Compton Foundation Centennial Professor of Social Work for the Prevention of Children’s and Youth Problems, on the occasion of her becoming president-elect of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM).
Two Years after Medicaid Expansion, Oregon Experiment Shows No Measurable Gains in Physical Health But Substantial Improvements in Finances, Mental Health
Despite the imminent expansion of Medicaid coverage for low-income adults, the effects of expanding coverage are unclear. The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment presented a rare opportunity for a group of researchers, including Assistant Professor Heidi Allen, to study potential benefits. Some exciting new findings have just been released.
CUSSW student Chris Villatoro appears in a video made by the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), telling his personal story of transitioning to civilian life.
Paul Levine (MS’68) was one of five awardees at the annual dinner held by the National Association of Social Workers, New York Chapter, on December 6. Read more about his achievements, along with those of the other five CUSSW alumni who were honored…